The Inner Game of Tennis
Bantam Books, 1984 - 178 sidor
The Inner Game of Tennis is a revolutionary program for overcoming the self-doubt, nervousness, and lapses of concentration that can keep a player from winning. Now available in a revised paperback edition, this classic bestseller can change the way the game of tennis is played.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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If he judges it as bad , he begins thinking about what was wrong with it . Then he
tells himself how to correct ... Instead of judging a single event as " another bad
backhand , ” he starts thinking , “ You have a terrible backhand . ” Instead of
So instead of stopping the process at the point where the player is judging
positively , I again ask him to observe his racket and to tell me exactly where it is
at the moment of bounce . As the player finally lets himself observe his racket with
learning to let go of the habit of judging yourself on the basis of your backhand is
no different from forgetting the habit of judging your child or boss ; and learning to
welcome obstacles in competition automatically increases one ' s ability to find ...
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LibraryThing ReviewAnvändarrecension - Oliver-Eisler - LibraryThing
This book isn’t a routine pep talk. It’s an entertaining and practical discussion of how the mind affects athletic performance. Highly readable and engaging! Läs hela recensionen
Decent BookAnvändarrecension - barrydalmi - Overstock.com
This is a good well written book. It is better for a relatively advanced player as it doesnt so much deal with strokesstrategy but more your own approach to the game. It takes a little selfexamination and soul searching to actually Use what you might pick up from the book. A good read. Läs hela recensionen